“Life’s too short for boring doors” could be the official slogan of our jolly little group. Let’s have more of the other kind. Small wonder that it was Norm, our chief, who wrote this in a comment to one of my Thursday Doors post on … Continue reading Thursday Doors, 27/9/18: Norm’s Doors 3
It’s September and I’ve got a couple of things to discuss: 1. What photo is deemed photo worthy? 2. Why suffer if you can enjoy it? “It’s interesting what is considered photo worthy, especially in terms of being posted online.” This was a comment under … Continue reading September 2017
Weekly Photo Challenge may be over but not on my blog. Here is another part of my WPC retrospective. As I’m waiting for my travelling uncle to come and take me to Slovenia for the summer, I’ve been enjoying a look back at my previous … Continue reading Favourite WPC posts, blog 2/2
This is my second post for the last WPC challenge ever, which challenged us to post our favourite photos. Who follows me will know that it won’t end here. In my last week’s post my favourite WPC posts from my first blog were gathered. Today I … Continue reading Favourite WPC posts, blog 2/1
My life experience has taught me that if you think you belong somewhere, you might miss an exciting option. There is a Slovenian proverb Povsod je lepo, doma je najlepše which translates as “Everywhere is beautiful, at home is best”. Somewhere I saw it flipped … Continue reading WPC: World in places
Deep as the sea, deep as the mind. Thank you to Leya from To See a World in a Grain of Sand… for thinking of me on Day 1 of her 3 Day Quote Challenge. Her first is by Gandhi and includes this sentence: We need … Continue reading Three deep thoughts
I almost forgot to post my lines for the WPC this week. So two posts a day it must be. I’ll let the photos speak for themselves today, only locations in the captions. These are the lines of my life, only the dog leash is … Continue reading WPC: Life lines
This post is part of my Calendar 2017 with twelve photos from last April. Each photo is accompanied by a little something. Let’s not call it either poetry or prose but merely words. For the curious, the three previous Calendar 2017 months are assembled here. … Continue reading Day 28: April 2017 postcards
Juhuuuu! It’s elephant time of year again since today is the birthday of my elephant-collecting friend. I miss you and wish you could come here just by wishing. First some images from our lovely summer picnic by your lake Mengeš (even many compatriots don’t know … Continue reading Happy birthday, Taja!
Today’s special: A combination of images of awakening nature for WPC and a sonnet to play around with meter and rhyme. Challenge 16: “Write a poem that prominently features the idea of play.” A sonnet, Slovenian-style. Meter: U-U-U-U-U-U, rhyme: abba-baab-cdc-dcd. My definition of the ultimate … Continue reading Day 16 & WPC: A sonnet to April awakening
Today is the last door-dedicating Thursday. Twenty more women will be honoured for making my days that much better. A reminder: so far we had two Thursdays of Women’s Doors and one all-male Thursday. With today this silly division is over and we can all … Continue reading Thursday Doors, 29/3/18: Women’s Doors 3
Women, ladies, friends. Unite and take over. Usually, I don’t look people between their legs, certainly not upon the first meeting. I’m happiest if I read an excellent book or story or see a stunning photograph but don’t know the gender of the writer or … Continue reading Thursday Doors, 8/3/18: Women’s Day, part 1
Uncle, hoping that I didn’t write something awkward in the title – the internet also lies – I wish you a happy beerday and another adventurous year ahead. This year we didn’t see each other much because you were too busy strolling around the world … Continue reading Gëzuar, Matic!